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Table 31. Primary and secondary syphilis—Counties and independent cities* ranked by number of reported cases: United States, 2008

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RankCounty/Independent CityCasesRate per
100,000 Population
Cumulative Percent
1Los Angeles County, CA8228.36
2New York County, NY49130.39
3Cook County, IL4889.213
4Fulton County, GA38638.916
5Harris County, TX3809.719
6San Diego County, CA34511.621
7San Francisco County, CA34445.024
8Kings County, NY27510.926
9Miami-Dade County, FL25410.628
10Broward County, FL21512.229
11Dallas County, TX2139.031
12Maricopa County, AZ2075.332
13Baltimore (City), MD19831.134
14Shelby County, TN19821.835
15Bexar County, TX18411.537
16Jefferson County, AL18327.838
17DeKalb County, GA18224.739
18Bronx County, NY17412.741
19Philadelphia County, PA15010.342
20Washington, D.C.14624.843
21Jefferson County, TX14158.344
22Caddo County, LA13051.545
23Franklin County, OH12911.546
24King County, WA1286.947
25Queens County, NY1225.448
26Riverside County, CA1185.748
27Hillsborough County, FL11710.049
28Tarrant County, TX1036.050
29Suffolk County, MA10114.251
30Orange County, CA983.352
31Madison County, AL9630.752
32Orange County, FL948.853
33Sacramento County, CA946.854
34Orleans County, LA9338.954
35Travis County, TX919.355
36Genesee County, MI8619.856
37Wayne County, MI864.356
38Alameda County, CA815.557
39Hennepin County, MN797.057
40Davidson County, TN7612.358
41Cobb County, GA7611.059
42Prince George's County, MD759.059
43Pima County, AZ747.760
44Marion County, IN738.360
45Clark County, NV723.961
46Pinellas County, FL667.261
47Knox County, TN6314.962
48Jackson County, MO629.362
49St Louis (City), MO6017.163
50Denver County, CO6010.263
51Hudson County, NJ6010.063
52Duval County, FL607.164
53Lafayette County, LA5928.864
54Pulaski County, AR5815.565
55East Baton Rouge County, LA5713.265
56Oklahoma County, OK578.166
57Cuyahoga County, OH574.466
58Essex County, NJ567.266
59Jefferson County, LA4911.667
60Hamilton County, OH495.867
61Gwinnett County, GA486.268
62Mecklenburg County, NC485.568
63Milwaukee County, WI454.768
64Richmond (City), VA4422.069
65Summit County, OH427.769
66Palm Beach County, FL403.269
67Santa Clara County, CA402.369
68San Bernardino County, CA391.970
69Middlesex County, MA372.570
70Allegheny County, PA363.070

* Accounting for 70% of reported primary and secondary syphilis cases.

Counties and independent cities were ranked in descending order by number of cases reported in 2008.

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